Charlie Haden To Be Remembered By Fellow Jazz Royalty

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Charlie Haden photo by Frans Schellekens/Redferns
Photo: Frans Schellekens/Redferns

Charlie Haden, the hugely influential and respected jazz bassist who died last July, will have his life and work celebrated in a free memorial event at the Town Hall in New York on Tuesday (13).

The three-time Grammy winner, who passed away at the age of 76 after a long illness, will be honoured by a stellar turn-out for the event, titled ‘Celebrating Charlie Haden 1937-2014.’ Tax deductible donations to benefit the Charlie Haden CalArts Scholarship Fund to assist jazz students in need can be made at the venue, or sent to: P.O. Box 520, Agoura Hills, CA 91376.

Among a truly stellar line-up of performers at the event will be Geri Allen, Kenny Barron, Carla Bley, Jack DeJohnette, Denardo Coleman, Ravi Coltrane, Bill Frisell, Ethan Iverson, Josh Haden and the Haden Triplets, Ruth Cameron-Haden, Dr, Maurice Jackson, Lee Konitz, Pat Metheny, Josh Redman, Gonzalo Rubalcaba, Brandee Younger, as well as Quartet West with Alan Broadbent, Ernie Watts, Rodney Green, with Scott Colley on bass, and Liberation Music Orchestra with Carla Bley, Tony Malaby, Chris Cheek, Loren Stillman, Michael Rodriguez, Seneca Black, Curtis Fowlkes, Vincent Chancey, Joe Daley, Steve Cardenas, Matt Wilson, with Steve Swallow on bass.

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